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Calgary crazed over Cup final return

Updated: May 29, 2004, 4:50 PM ET
By Eric Adelson | Special to ESPN.com

CALGARY, Alberta -- It happened overnight. Literally.

Martin Gelinas' series-winning overtime goal against Vancouver in Round 1 instantly transformed Calgary from a town of skeptical hockey fans into a full-bore puck nuthouse. Flames fans had only hoped to see their team make the playoffs for the first time in seven years. The first series win in 15 seasons? That tipped the city into a tizzy.

Immediately after the OT win, fans flooded the team Web site, calgaryflames.com. A few thousand ...

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